United Arab Emirates coach Mahdi Ali hopes his team will employ the lessons learnt against Australia to claim third place at the Asian Cup.
Australia goalkeeper Mat Ryan wants to exorcise his country's demons from the 2011 Asian Cup final when they take on South Korea in Sydney.
Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Montella warned Chelsea the Serie A club will not sell Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado in a cut-price deal.
One of Mali and Guinea will be eliminated from the African Cup of Nations on Thursday - after a drawing of lots at a Malabo hotel.
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique defended the attitude of Neymar after the Catalan club reached the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey.
Atletico Madrid captain Gabi lamented his sending off in their Copa del Rey loss to Barcelona on Wednesday.
A second-half brace from Mark Gonzalez gave Chile a 3-2 victory over the United States in a friendly on Wednesday.
Scans have cleared Australia full-back Ivan Franjic of serious injury ahead of Saturday's Asian Cup final.
It came with a scare but Tottenham's progression to the League Cup final was deserved, according to coach Mauricio Pochettino.
Newcastle Jets owner Nathan Tinkler has sacked five senior players including ex-Socceroo David Carney, club stalwart Joel Griffiths and captain Kew Jaliens.
Africa Cup of Nations begins now for Ivory Coast coach Herve Renard after 1-0 win over Cameroon seals quarter-final place.
Juventus' 1-0 Coppa Italia quarter-final win at Parma was far from convincing, but coach Massimiliano Allegri was pleased.
Atletico Madrid's Arda Turan throws boot at assistant referee, escapes with a yellow card.
Barcelona completed a 4-2 aggregate victory over nine-man Atletico Madrid with a 3-2 win in the Copa del Rey quarter-final second leg.
Substitute Alvaro Morata's last-gasp goal gave Juventus a 1-0 Coppa Italia quarter-final win at Parma on Wednesday.
Tottenham dramatically overcame Sheffield United to secure a Wembley date with Chelsea in the League Cup final.
With the Copa America fast approaching, Ecuador have opted to dismiss head coach Sixto Vizuete.
Middlesbrough's excellent form is sure to be tested at Brentford on Saturday, while Championship leaders Bournemouth clash with Watford.
Ivory Coast booked their place in the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals with a 1-0 victory over Cameroon in Group D on Wednesday.
The drawing of lots will be required to decide whether Guinea or Mali qualify for the Africa Cup of Nations quarter-finals.